Pattern Reviews

‘The Blouse’ from The Avid Seamstress.

The latest release from The Avid Seamstress is another winner. I have previously enjoyed making her Shift Dress and Day Dress, and I knew from my experience with these that The Blouse was going to be a beauty to sew up. I was right. It is a simple classic design, and as you can see from the line drawings above… Continue reading ‘The Blouse’ from The Avid Seamstress.

Pattern Reviews

The Bea Blouse from Simply Sewing Magazine.

  I’m a little behind with this review. Originally made and photographed back in May, I had quite forgotten that I hadn’t got around to writing a blog post about it. This is the Bea Blouse, and it was the free pattern in issue 38 of Love Sewing Magazine, which I think was the January 2018… Continue reading The Bea Blouse from Simply Sewing Magazine.

Pattern Reviews

My Colette Patterns Sorbetto Top

After admiring this pattern for some time now, I finally made my first (and second)! Sorbetto. A few months ago, Colette Patterns released an updated Sorbetto pattern. I understand that the original Sorbetto launched in 2011, with the intention of being a basic top to introduce fundamental sewing skills to all. Although I didn’t make… Continue reading My Colette Patterns Sorbetto Top